DES Tri-Picture Banner
  1. How to Display Your Address
  2. Appropriate use of 911
  3. 9-1-1 Tips for Seniors

 We must find you before we can help you. Is your address displayed properly? 

When you request the assistance of emergency personnel they need to be able to find you. The easiest and best way is to have your address displayed correctly. This enables the 9-1-1 Center get help to you quickly. 


The law requires your address to be visible from the road with numbers at least 3 inches tall, preferably reflective with a black background. The numbers can be displayed on the house, mailbox (both sides), or on a post near the road. 

For additional information and suggestions on properly displaying your address please contact us at 410-479-2622 or by email.